Who should not take Cycofed Pediatric Expectorant Syrup?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • overactive thyroid gland
  • diabetes
  • closed angle glaucoma
  • high blood pressure
  • significant uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • severe disease of the arteries of the heart
  • enlarged prostate
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • systemic mastocytosis
  • untreated decreased level of thyroid hormones
  • decreased function of the adrenal gland
  • alcohol intoxication
  • drug abuse
  • cor pulmonale
  • low blood pressure
  • asthma
  • Asthma Attack
  • decreased lung function
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • constipation
  • severe liver disease
  • biliary and gallbladder problem
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • seizures
  • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
  • Weakened Patient
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • high pressure within the skull
  • a chronic lung disease where the airways become partially blocked with mucus called COPD
  • CYP2D6 ultrarapid metabolizer
  • CYP2D6 poor metabolizer
  • sleep apnea due to airway obstruction
  • Surgical Removal of the Adenoids in Pediatric Patient
  • Surgical Removal of the Tonsils in Pediatric Patient
  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
  • history of opioid overdose


  • Guaifenesin
  • Opioids - Morphine Analogues
  • Tramadol
  • Sympathomimetic Agents
  • Ephedrine Analogues

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